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Many promising new cancer drugs are in late-stage trials

The pharmaceuticals industry is engaged in a war on cancer. Some of the promising new drugs that are in late-stage trials are: 572016 fights breast and bladder cancer; ABX-EGF fights colon cancer and other tumors; BAY-43-9006 fights advanced kidney cancer; PTK-787 fights colon cancer; Provenge fights prostate cancer; Revlimid fights myelodysplastic syndromes, SU11248 fights stomach cancer; and Telcyta fights ovarian cancer.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Forbes

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About: Many promising new cancer drugs are in late-stage trials

Date: 19 November 2004

Source: Forbes

Author: Matthew Herper, Robert Langreth

URL: http://www.forbes.com/sciencesandmedicine/2004/01/23/cx_mh_rl_cancertear.html

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